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With advances in modern aquariums it's recently bacame possible to have a piece of coral reef at home and enjoy it in the privacy of your living room without getting wet with saltwater aquarium.

The aquarium has a long history and maintaining an aquarium has become immensely popular worldwide; a person who owns or maintains an aquarium is known as an aquarist. Aquaria can come in a variety of materials, shapes, and sizes. They are typically constructed of glass or high-strength plastic. Cuboid aquaria are also known as fish tanks or simply tanks, while bowl-shaped aquaria are also known as fish bowls. Size can range from a small glass bowl to immense public aquaria. A number of components are used to maintain appropriate water quality and characteristics suitable for the aquarium's residents. There are many types of aquaria, classified by the organisms maintained or the type of environment that is mimicked.

Reef Tanks

Saltwater aquarium is another name for a marine aquarium.


Reef Tank

Reef TankA reef aquarium or reef tank is an aquarium containing live corals and other animals associated with coral reefs. In recent years, advancements in our knowledge of the reef coupled with more refined reef maintenance techniques have allowed the reef tank to become much more accessible to the hobbyist.[citation needed] These aquarium setups vary from having many fish that vary from clorinating fish and spawning fish, which attempt to recreate life specific to one region of the world like the Great Barrier Reef, to the more prevalent and often spectacularly colored mixed reef that blend hard and soft corals from around the world. Unlike the marine aquarium, the main purpose of which is to house various types of fish, the true stars of the reef tank are the coral and other invertebrates.

Salwater aquarium

Blenny in marine tank saltwater aquarium or marine aquarium is an aquarium that keeps marine plants and animals in a contained environment. Marine aquaria are further subdivided by hobbyists into fish only (FO), fish only with live rock (FOWLR), and reef aquaria. Marine fishkeeping is different from its freshwater counterpart because of the fundamental differences in the constitution of saltwater and the resulting differences in the adaptation of its inhabitants. A stable marine aquarium also requires more equipment than freshwater systems, and the aquarium inhabitants are often more expensive to acquire.

 
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03/31/2014
Ultimate Secrets To Saltwater Aquarium Fish And Invertebrates Review | Learn How To Set Up A Saltwater Aquarium – Vinamy
Ultimate Secrets To Saltwater Aquarium Fish And Invertebrates designed by Andrej Brummer is the latest program for marine life lovers who want to learn how to maintain healthy corals and other invertebrates in their aquarium. A full review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if it is worth buying. (PRWeb March 31, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/saltwater-aquarium/fish ... more info

03/17/2014
Aquarium featuring sharks, other sea life, planned for Great Lakes Crossing
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04/12/2014
Florida mermaids swimming at SC Aquarium
There are more than 6,200 species of animals at the South Carolina Aquarium. But for the next week, an additional and rare species will be on display. more info

04/05/2014
Prosecutions for illegal marine-life sales stemming from 2011 Grassy Key raid continue to grow
The number of defendants linked to Operation Rock Bottom, a federal investigation into smuggling of live fish and coral illegally taken from protected Florida Keys waters, continues to rise. Two… Click to Continue » more info



 
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